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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

The federal government routinely awards contracts to companies with histories of misconduct, including contract fraud and other violations. POGO believes that providing this website will help to improve contracting decisions and increase public knowledge of how the government spends billions of taxpayer dollars each year. Read more…

Staffordshire Worker Injury

FedEx UK Ltd pleaded guilty in Cannock Magistrates’ Court to breaching the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 in connection with an incident in November 2017 when an employee at Burntwood Business Park, near Cannock, Staffordshire, was struck by a forklift truck and seriously injured. FedEx was fined £533,000 (US$699,380) and ordered to pay costs of £10,033 (US$13,164). An investigation by the U.K. Health and Safety Executive (HSE) found inadequate segregation of forklift trucks and pedestrians within the workplace.

Misconduct Type
Labor
Enforcement Agency
International
Contracting Party
None
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Fine
Date of Fine Announcement
12/16/2019
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
FedEx Corporation $712,544
Further Information Released
HSE Press Release 12/16/2019

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database